Jan. 7, 2017
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PITTSBURGH - Amadea Szamosi recorded her 1,000th career point and a double-double of 18 points and 11 rebounds in Duquesne's 73-51 victory over Davidson on Saturday afternoon.
Chassidy Omogrosso added a game-high 20 points and a career-high nine assists. Conor Richardson grabbed a career-high nine rebounds (six on the offensive side) for the Dukes (9-8, 2-2 A-10).
Mackenzie Latt scored 18 points and had 11 rebounds for the Wildcats (2-13, 0-3 A-10).
Omogrosso scored 10 points by the media timeout as the Dukes were up 14-8. Brianna Thomas' layup gave Duquesne their first double-digit lead of the game at 2:45, making the score 18-8 and capping an 11-0 run. Davidson scored just one field goal the rest of the quarter as Szamosi's putback -- her 1,000th career - closed out the scoring and put the Dukes up 25-10.
The Wildcats hit six of their first seven attempts to start the quarter to cut the deficit to six points at 29-23 at 5:30. Duquesne ended the quarter on a 7-0 run to take a 36-23 lead into halftime.
Duquesne opened up the quarter on a 13-2 run -- including 3-pointers form Omogrosso, Vojinovic and Szamosi - to take a commanding 24-point lead at 49-25 at 6:16. Paige Cannon hit a step-back 3-pointer with 14 seconds to go making the score 58-38 at the end of the quarter.
The Dukes maintained control of the game, holding a 20-point lead for all but 2:32 of the quarter.
The Dukes have another quick turnaround, hosting Dayton (8-7, 2-1 A-10) on Tuesday night at 7:00 P.M.
Szamosi becomes the 27th Duquesne player to score 1,000 points
The senior class of Szamosi and Thomas recorded their 80th win, surpassing the Class of 2011 (Kelly Britcher, Samantha Pollino and Diana Voynova)
Duquesne extends their winning streak to five straight over Davidson
Omogrosso was perfect from the free throw line (6-of-6) and tied career-highs with three steals and six rebounds
Szamosi tied a season-high with seven field goals
The Dukes recorded a season-high 13 steals